Uyghur's Uprising in Xinjiang After Xi's Visit

May 1, 2014

Three people died in an explosion and knife attack in the capital of northwestern China・s Xinjiang region, hours after China's President Xi Jinping left the area, vowing to :strike first; against "terrorists", the official Xinhua News Agency reported. :Knife-wielding mobs; slashed travelers and set off explosives at the Urumqi・s south station at about 7:10 p.m. local time yesterday, Xinhua said, citing the publicity department of the ruling Communist Party・s regional committee.

The Uyghur's uprising injured 79 people, four seriously. Xi was in Urumqi at 10 a.m. yesterday morning attending an event on the eve of Labor Day